Concepts and Principles

Overall Self Defense Table of Contents


        Center Line Theory

       Lower the Base*


       Look at the Target


    Do not go to the Ground

Lower the Base

It is essential for both men and women. 
It stabilizes both genders
and it lets the legs be
used to drive strikes to
facial targets with more power.


Basics of Modern Hapkido


Non-resistance or Least Resistance

Circular Motion and Water Principles


Get off the Line shown below in several situations

Slide to the Right - Incoming!                      Get Off the Line
There is more on this concept at both  "Get off the Line"    and Forward Engagement.

Overall Self Defense Table of Contents

2008 - Victor M. Cushing

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